Meet the Crexendo®
Leadership Team

With over 150 years of combined telecom experience, the Crexendo® management team has been leading the advancements, trends and technology that is transforming the industry. Their combined knowledge and passion for creating innovative products and providing unmatched customer service is at the heart of our company’s success.

Steve Mihaylo

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Mihaylo

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Steve was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in 2008. He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Inter-Tel, Incorporated, which he founded in 1969. Steve led the Inter-Tel revolution from providing business telephone systems to offering complete managed services and software that help businesses facilitate communication and increase customer service and productivity. Before selling Inter-Tel for nearly $750 million in 2007, Steve grew the business to nearly $500 million in annual revenue.

Steve earned an honorary PhD from California State University – Fullerton and received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in Accounting & Finance from the university in 1969. He has served on boards of numerous community organizations including the Arizona Heart Foundation, Junior Achievement of Arizona, Arizona Museum of Science and Technology and the Arizona State University College of Business Dean’s Council of 100. Committed to education, Steve is involved with the Karl Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona and has served on the advisory board of Junior Achievement of Central Arizona for over 25 years, as well as being a member of the board of directors of the Big Bear High School Education Foundation and is on the Dean’s Advisory Board of CSU-Fullerton.

Doug Gaylor

President/COO

Doug Gaylor

President & Chief Operating Officer

Doug serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for Crexendo®. Prior to ascending to the role of President, Mr. Gaylor was Vice President of Sales for the company, a position he held since joining the company in 2009. Doug’s 30+ years in the telecom industry has made him a subject matter expert in hosted telecom, network services, PBX and Key Systems, Call Centers, and Managed Services.

Prior to joining Crexendo®, Doug held positions of increasing responsibility, culminating with the position of Sr. Vice President, at Inter-Tel/ Mitel where he was originally hired in 1987. Doug was responsible for overseeing the sales efforts in the Western United States where he was ultimately responsible for the activities of approximately 200 sales representatives. Under his leadership yearly sales for his region reached over $175,000,000 annually. Doug holds a BA in Communications from the University of Houston and is an active Board Member for multiple non-profit organizations specializing in education and community support. Doug is active in youth sports and enjoys skiing, hiking, and traveling.

Ron Vincent

Chief Financial Officer

Ron Vincent

Chief Financial Officer

Ron has been serving as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2012. From 2005 to 2012 Ron was employed by Ernst & Young, LLP (EY), most recently as an audit senior manager prior to joining Crexendo®’s leadership team, which concluded his fourteen year professional career as an Auditor. Ron received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University, Kelly School of Business in 1998 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Â Ron is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Arizona.

Jeffrey Korn

Chief Legal Officer

Jeffrey Korn

Chief Legal Officer

Jeff serves as our General Counsel. He has been with Crexendo® since 2002. From 2009 to 2016 Jeff was our Chief Legal Officer. In addition to his role with Crexendo®, Jeff runs a boutique legal consulting practice in Austin, Texas providing general counsel services to corporate clients. Prior to that, Jeff was general counsel of Prosoft Training in Austin, Texas and a private practice attorney in Jacksonville, Florida.

Jeff has served on the board of directors of multiple public companies and serves on multiple foundation and advisory boards including the State University of New York at New Paltz Foundation Board. He has been an advisor to private venture firms as well as a lecturer and college instructor. Jeff received his B.A. in Communication and Political Science from New Paltz and went on to earn his JD at Stetson University

Jon D. Brinton

Chief Revenue Officer

Jon D. Brinton

Chief Revenue Officer

Jon Brinton is currently the Chief Revenue Officer for Crexendo®. Jon is a seasoned technology executive with over 25 years of industry experience, and is responsible for overseeing the strategy, performance and alignment of revenue generating operations for Crexendo®. Jon’s role is to lead the growth and adoption of Crexendo®’s Software as a Service and Cloud delivered solutions for Unified Communications, Collaboration and Customer Experience.

Prior to joining Crexendo®, Jon most recently served as the Vice President of North America Channel for Avaya. At Avaya, he led the Channel through an exciting time of transition from traditional Premise Based solutions to Software as a Service and Cloud delivered solutions for Unified Communications, Collaboration and Customer Experience. During his tenure, the Avaya North America Channel achieved over $1 Billion in annual sales through growth and adoption of Cloud and Software as a Service delivered solutions.

In addition, Jon has served in various Senior Executive roles at Mitel. A highlight of his Mitel experience was leading the Cloud Division at Mitel from its formation in 2011 for six years to attain the number #2 Global Market share position for UCaaS Users globally. In this role as EVP and President of Mitel’s Cloud Division, he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s global Cloud business, from sales and engineering, to product line management and operations. In addition, Jon served as President of the companies Network Services Division and held Senior Executive roles managing the Contact Center line of business amongst other responsibilities.

Jon came to Mitel in 2007 through the acquisition of Inter-Tel. At Inter-Tel, Jon had served as President of the company’s NetSolutions Division which expanded to become a 50 state US CLEC business during his tenure, amongst other Senior management roles. Prior to joining Inter-Tel, Jon got his start in the industry in the Channel. He was the President and primary shareholder of Network Services Agency, Inc. a telecommunications agency business representing various US telecommunications providers. After leading this business to set growth records and receiving many Partner awards from major providers, this business was acquired by Inter-Tel in 1999.

Jon holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Canyon University in Arizona, US. He currently lives in the Phoenix area with his wife, Loraine and their family.

Anand Buch

Chief Strategy Officer

Anand Buch

Chief Strategy Officer

Anand spent his formative years in North London, where his family had to move to as refugees after being expelled from Uganda in 1973. At the age of eleven, Anand moved to Chicago with his family, after his Aunt sponsored and convinced the family it was “better for the kids”. He credits his Mother for his constant desire to make others happy and in her own way preparing him for his “play the game to change the game” mentality. Furthermore, Anand credits his father for his disciplined ability to discern emotion from objectivity and to always be introspective. He likewise credits his older sisters for protecting him and being the other two mothers that he had growing up. 

Anand Buch studied Engineering at the College of Dupage where he received 4 associate degrees. Followed by an Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. His education continued with Anand completing his MBA in 1999 during his time at Nuera, an early Pioneer in VoIP communications. While at Nuera, Anand held various roles across multiple disciplines. This includes his role in the transition team that spun out Nuera from parent company PCSI, his position as Director in Engineering, and a Product Line Lead. During this time, he helped Nuera grow from 30 employees to 300 employees. 

Anand Buch was honored to be invited by David Wang in the founding of NetSapiens in 2002. Which then led to him becoming Chief Executive Officer around 2006. Today, as CEO of NetSapiens inc., he leverages his multi-disciplinary experience in business and technology to guide the conception, realization, and delivery of new solutions to the marketplace.

Anand enjoys watching and playing sports and believes he is lucky to have grown up as a Chicago sports enthusiast. He also is enjoys just about anything soccer related. Especially when it comes to Arsenal from the English Premier League. He cherishes time spent with both his sons; as both of their unique interests and personalities spark boyhood memories of things that he really enjoyed as well. Anand credits his wife Mamta for being the spiritual catalyst and supportive force behind his constant pursuit of a purposeful life.

David Wang

Chief Technology Officer

David Wang

Chief Technology Officer

David Wang is responsible for the architectural design of the NetSapiens platform. His early years were spent implementing digital processing functions for voice compression fax transmission and channel coding where he was granted multiple patents. David participated in drafting the standard in Frame Relay Forum IETF and ETSI. His mission is to continue the evolution of NetSapiens technology to serve the need of the customer.

Jim Murphy

Senior Vice President

Jim Murphy

Senior Vice President

James Murphy is Executive Vice President of NetSapiens responsible for corporate development. Mr. Murphy has held several positions at NetSapiens since joining in 2008, giving the company the benefit of his many years of operations, business development, marketing, and engineering experience as it has grown.

Prior to joining NetSapiens, Mr. Murphy spent time at Net2Phone, ADC Telecommunications, Nuera Communications and other companies in the telecommunications, test equipment and consumer electronics markets.

He holds a MSEE from the University of Illinois, and a BSEE from Manhattan College.

Nishith Chudasama

VP of Engineering

Nishith Chudasama

VP of Engineering

Nishith serves as our VP of Engineering. He joined Crexendo® in 2009 as a founding member of our telephony product line, and has since been instrumental in delivering quality product updates while keeping the costs down.

Nishith has over 20 years of telephony experience and has been working with VoIP product development since the early days of the technology. Nortel Networks, Aastra, InterTel and Mitel are the companies where Nishith had been involved in various senior engineering/architect roles prior to joining Crexendo®.

Nishith grew up in India, and holds a degree in Electronics & Communication where he was the proud recipient of top of the class and top of the university gold medals.

Brian Spitler

VP of Operations

Brian Spitler

VP of Operations

Brian is a 20+ year veteran of the Telecommunications industry and started his career in the late 1980’s as an interactive voice response developer. His career has expanded his expertise into other areas of telecommunications, information technology and operations before assuming the role of VP of Operations at Crexendo® in May 2018.

Formerly Brian held positions as Vice President of Operations for a telecom / interactive voice response company and a VP of IT for a global travel company as well as multiple positions in related Information technology fields. Brian holds a BS in Computer Science from California State University and certifications in ITIL and Project Management.

Theresa Weitzel

Director of Partner Sales

Theresa Weitzel

Director of Channel/Partner Sales

Theresa was promoted to the Director of Channel/Partner Sales in 2018. Prior to that she was remarkably successful as a Channel Sales Manager at Crexendo® since 2015.

Theresa began her career in the wireless telephone industry with U.S. West in their headquarters in Phoenix, AZ in 1985 where she managed retail operations, customer service and sales. From there she became the District Sales Manager for Unity Communications in San Diego, CA, responsible for Channel Sales development and retail sales.

Having an entrepreneurial spirit, Theresa went on to found Wireless Consulting Corp. in Las Vegas, NV in 1997 with the goal of providing business customers multiple wireless choices via a Channel Sales distribution network. Theresa ran WCC successfully for the next 17 years.

After observing the new advancements in hosted telephone services she decided to move to that industry and joined Crexendo®.

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